10 Apps You Didn’t Know You Had in Microsoft M365

10 productivity apps in M365b you didn't know you had

Microsoft 365 is home to an abundance of innovative office apps that are designed to help you achieve more on your computer. With most businesses getting it primarily for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, they are missing out on the treasure chest of possibilities waiting for them.

Remote working has recently come to fruition and is pivotal today, so finding the right apps that will suit your business is guaranteed to save time, increase productivity, and make life a whole lot easier.

And there are literally hundreds to choose from!

It would probably be helpful if there were a guide to the best hidden apps of Microsoft 365 right? Well, luckily for you, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 10 apps we think every business should pay close attention to:

Planner

A super easy and comprehensive app that helps you stay organised with your business’s daily tasks and the completion of them. Not only is it a great working space, but Planner integrates with other apps to allow direct file sharing.

Bookings

Ever scheduled a meeting with your team or a client and ended up forgetting the details of when and where it’s taking place? Look no further, Bookings allows you to make appoints with anyone, send invites where the recipient can select a time and date that suits them and automatically adds it to your calendar.

Power Automate

Have you ever been in that repetitive cycle of repeating an action again and again? Power Automate creates workflows using the actions you use most often from other apps, taking that time and stress off your hands and freeing up space for you to focus your attention on other important aspects of your business.

Power Apps

Power Apps removes the manual entry of data and gives you the tools you need to create apps that improve your working life. Although like Power Automate, this app provides you with a space to create your very own app, without the expenses that comes with using a developer.

Microsoft M365 apps you didn't know you are included

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SharePoint

SharePoint is an excellent way to share resources and webpages on a large scale, with its completely customisable function that allows you to really get creative.

Yammer

To put it simply, Yammer is the Facebook for businesses, as it stands as an internal communication platform. What’s so great about it is that you can use it to create polls, provide news and start discussions, which is bound to help strengthen your business community.

Sway

Enjoy using PowerPoint and Canva to create powerful graphics for your business? Well, Sway could be just the app for you with its blending of the two. Not only can you create documents quickly and professionally, but the app is mobile optimised. What more could you want?

Stream

This app really does what it says on the tin, this is your business’s answer to YouTube. With the ability to upload videos, you can efficiently organise your content into channels and share with whoever you like on a professional platform.

To do

If there is one thing you need to do to stay on top of your workload as a business, it’s keeping organised, and To Do is the perfect app to achieve this. You can see what has been done and keep track of what is still waiting completion.

Clarity

Having a clear idea of how your business is performing is an extremely valuable component of success, and Clarity can provide that overview for you. This app tells you what your customers or potential customers are clicking on and exactly what they are not engaging with, allowing you to implement positive changes and improve.

If you want to find out more about how to make more of M365 software for your business, then get in touch with ACU IT today!

Microsoft 365 is the perfect solution for businesses who want to drive forward their success through new and innovative ways. Go and find that hidden gem that works for you

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